"At some stage, the players came to see me and said, 'What's going on boss?'"
Wenger has said Giroud will not be leaving the club during the transfer window despite apparent interest from Everton and Marseille.
Wenger said yesterday that Sanchez sustained an abdominal strain on Sunday - hours before Arsenal's win over Chelsea in the Community Shield at Wembley Stadium - and will be out for "two weeks or one more week".
"I think in the moments where they were moving more the ball, of course it was hard for us in the midfield". On the basis of his display on Sunday, Arsene Wenger has got great value for money in signing the Bosnian global for free from Schalke.
With plenty of time until deadline day, The Grapevine has the very latest football transfer news from the Premier League's top clubs in our round-up below.
"No", he replied when asked whether any players are closer to departing the club.
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